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Chaos Vortex

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Chaos Vortex

1 Activation time  1 Recharge time  

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Ambush. Release a vortex of chaos energy that inflicts conditions on foes and grants boons to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 242 (0.6)?
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (8s): 176 Damage
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (4s): 88 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (2s): 262 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Torment.png Torment (8s): 176 Damage, 254 Damage if Moving
 Torment.png Torment (4s): 88 Damage, 127 Damage if Moving
 Fury.png Fury (3s): 20% Critical Chance
 Might.png2 Might (15s): 60 Condition Damage, 60 Power
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 03, 2019
  • Reduced bleed duration from 8 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP only. Reduced burn duration from 2 seconds to 1 second in PvP only. Reduced torment duration from 8 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP only.
December 11, 2018
  • The might granted by this skill has been changed from 3 stacks for 8 seconds to 2 stacks for 15 seconds.
March 27, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that caused the projectile fired by this skill to have inconsistent interactions with reflection skills.
February 08, 2018
  • Readjusted condition application on this skill to apply 1 stack of bleeding for 8 seconds, 1 stack of burning for 2 seconds, and 1 stack of torment for 8 seconds.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this attack to hit the same target multiple times.
February 07, 2018
  • Instead of inflicting vulnerability, this attack now inflicts 1 stack of torment for 5 seconds.
December 12, 2017
  • This skill now attempts to face the selected target before firing when it's targeted on foes beside or behind the caster.
November 07, 2017
  • Increased projectile speed by 25%.
  • Increased projectile damage by 20%.
  • Removed confusion and torment conditions.
  • This skill now inflicts bleeding (2 stacks for 6 seconds), burning (1 stack for 3 seconds), and vulnerability (3 stacks for 5 seconds).
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Chaos Vortex has been added to the game.